Job Title: Graphic Designer
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Location: London – Bedford Square
Contract Type: Permanent
Department: Communications Studio
Reports to: Head of Communications/Head of Design
Hours: 35 Hours, Monday – Friday; 10am – 6pm

The Architectural Association was founded in 1847, opening as a day school in 1901. The AA is committed to public benefit attained by the learning, teaching, discussion and promotion of architecture. The School is recognised as a worldwide leader in architectural education, with graduates that include many of the world’s leading architects, scholars, critics and educators. The academic and professional programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, up to and including doctoral level, are validated by external professional and academic bodies.

Role Overview:

The Graphic Designer will be required to develop projects from concept to delivery, create original artwork and designs, in digital and print, and to create material that communicates information and ideas for the school both to internal and external audiences.
Administratively, the appointed candidate will report directly to the Head of Communications whilst working under the Head of Design for the majority of projects. The role is key in the delivery of graphic output that the AA School is known for worldwide and to continue and enhance the cultural production within the school.
The Communications Studio is responsible for overall school communication as well as the design and production of all content generated within the AA, both internally and externally. The studio has been relaunched and it is an exciting time to join the team and take part in the future identity for the next steps in how the AA communicates its work to a larger global audience.

What we offer:
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including 40 days’ leave per annum in addition to Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part-time/fixed term), a defined pension scheme, season ticket loans, discount at our on-site Bookshop and access to professional development opportunities.

You will also be able to take part and be involved in a creative and unique teaching environment, where the students display their amazing work with various on-site exhibitions, public programmes and lectures.

Our Bedford Square campus is based just a 5-minute walk from Tottenham Court Road station, right in the heart of Central London and close to all major shopping outlets.

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